Thomas Cornell, Ph.D.

Thomas Cornell, Ph.D.
Job Title: 
Professor
Department: 
Department of Science, Technology, and Society Department of History
Phone: 
585-475-6029

B.A. Physics, Rhodes College
M.S. Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ph.D. History of Science, Johns Hopkins University

Research Interests: particle accelerators (e.g., cyclotrons and Van de Graaff generators) in the 1930s; the history of the physical sciences in the U. S. since the Civil War; and the role of science and technology in American society

Courses: Science, Technology and Values; The Natural Sciences in Western History; Technology in American History; Face of the Land